Saturday, August 27, 2016

News On The Horizon 8/27/2016

Mid-Major Summer Reset: Gonzaga looks like a national title contender--Mid-Major Madness
Notable departure: Kay Felder, Oakland

In March, Felder was trying to lead Oakland through the Horizon League conference tournament to clinch a trip to the NCAAs. Earlier this summer, he was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers in a reported $2.4 million purchase advocated by none other than LeBron James. Felder, who is just 5'9", will have to prove he can stick in the NBA, but by the time he left Rochester, Mich. this spring, he had already shown he was one of the best mid-major players in the country. Last season he led the nation by assisting on half of his teammates’ baskets, according to He also posted a nation-high mark in Offensive Win Shares, ranked fourth Offensive Box Plus/Minus and logged the third highest percentage of available minutes (90.6) in the Horizon during conference play, per It’s obvious the Golden Grizzlies will miss Felder, but his departure is a bummer for college hoops fans across the country. Felder was an electric scorer who didn’t shrink against tough competition; remember the 37 points he dropped in a near upset of then-No. 1 Michigan State last December? It’s a shame we never got to watch him play in the tourney.
Summer syllabus: Five other teams to watch
Valparaiso: The Horizon League may have lost Felder to the NBA, but Alec Peters decided to return for another season in college after withdrawing from the draft and electing against jumping to a bigger program as a graduate transfer. His decision should ensure the Crusaders don’t suffer a major dip in their first season under new coach Matt Lottich, after losing Bryce Drew to Vanderbilt.

To the Cleveland State Class of 2020 – It’s Your Time. Take Over the Fandom--Campus Pressbox
Collin Barth Tabbed Men’s Basketball Graduate

Women's Basketball Welcomes DeCriscio, Green to


Ruvanna Campbell Inks Professional

Tickets For Sanford Pentagon Showcase On Sale September

Former Four Star Recruit Burton Transfers to
Local roundup: Oklahoma State swingman Joe Burton enrolls at Valparaiso--The Post-Tribune
NKU basketball players involved in possible assault--Cincinnati Enquirer
NKU student says four basketball players involved in her assault--The Northerner

Demmings to Play Professionally in

Thursday, August 11, 2016

News On The Horizon 8/11/2016

Detroit announces non-conference slate--The Catch and Shoot
UDM to open Bacari Alexander era vs. Wayne State--The Detroit Free Press
Seven Home Games Featured In @DetroitMBB Non-Conference
Horizon League Joins Collegiate Officiating
Titans at the Olympics: Taking a Look at the
Exhibition Game Vs. Wayne State To Benefit Detroit Public
Catching Up With Eli

Road Games Highlight Women's Basketball Non-Conference

Former Oakland guard Kay Felder lands multi-year deal with Cleveland Cavs--Press Row Sports


UIC releases 2016-17 non-conference schedule--The Catch and Shoot

Men's Basketball Enjoys Successful Golf

Women's Basketball Ranks 13th on WBCA Honor
Megan Lukan Claims Bronze in Olympic

With a Winning Record and Resulting Roster Attrition, Was Firing Jeter the Right Move for Milwaukee?
Milwaukee Men’s Basketball Volunteers At Boys And Girls
Milwaukee Athletics Set To Celebrate State
Limited Spots Available For Milwaukee Men’s Basketball Golf

Gluesing Joins Women’s Basketball
Johnson Added To Women’s Basketball

Matthew Dellavedova’s high hopes for unknown roommate Ryan Broekhoff--FOX Sports
Inside Alec Peters’ decision to return to Valparaiso--CollegeBasketballTalk
10. Men Who Speak Up Main Event--Bleacher Report
Valparaiso to Play in “Men Who Speak Up Main Event”
Tre Cobbs signs with

No restrictions, no excuses for Division I Norse--The Northerner
NCAA Board approves NKU’s Division I membership
Northern Kentucky University Athletics, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers announce

Wright State nonconference foes revealed; Raiders to open on road--Dayton Daily News
Raiders Announce Nonleague

Buckeyes, Spartans Highlight 2016-17 Men’s Basketball Non-League

YSU's Women's Basketball Team Posts Nation's Third-Best GPA in